Statistics, life testing
Knowing the class to which a life distribution belongs gives us an idea about the aging of the device or system the life distribution represents, and enables us to compare the aging properties of different systems. This research intends to establish several new nonparametric classes of life distributions defined by the concept of inactivity time of a unit with a guaranteed minimum life length. These classes play an important role in the study of reliability theory, survival analysis, maintenance policies, economics, actuarial sciences and many other applied areas.
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
College of Sciences
Statistics and Actuarial Science
Length of Campus-only Access
Doctoral Dissertation (Open Access)
Sepehrifar, Mohammad, "Modeling And Characterizations Of New Notions In Life Testing With Statistical Applications" (2006). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 883.